I'm almost sure that your Josiah is my great uncle known as Joe. If so his father was Hiram Boice born abt. 1825 in Saint Davids, Ontario and mother was Martha Jane Johnson born abt. 1830 in Canada. His brother Edward (my grandfather), and Edwin his twin were born abt. 1855 near Niagara Falls Ontario, Canada his brother Peter was born abt. 1859 in Ohio his sister Sarah was b. Oct. 26 1873 in Central Lakes Mi. there was also a sister Jane and another brother (Isaac born abt. 1850 in Canada)??.